Black Queen

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 23:56 -- Treee

Black Queen

Black girl, black girl

These boys don’t love you

Your race prospers on hating on you

The men say you aren’t loyal

Your hair is too nappy

Your skin is too dark

You’re not smart enough

Black girl, black girl

These boys don’t love you

So the first one that speaks those magic words

You believe

Everything your mother told you went out the door

From a young age she told you not to trust these men

But he spoke those words

He doesn’t act different around his friends

Everything he says is true

So now you’re wondering what you did wrong

When he stops calling

Because for months he told you that you were beautiful

Because for months he told you that he cared

That he would never leave, but where is he?

Now you’re left alone no longer a virgin

The next man promises he will be different

You give your heart and you open up your legs

Only to be left with the same outcome

The cycle continues only now

The word is spread around town

That you, a beautiful black queen

Give yourself a way loosely

Black girl, black girl

These boys don’t love you

You did nothing wrong but give your heart to the wrong men

But it’s not your fault

You never knew what love was supposed to be like

Your father left you at a young age and for you a single mother is normal

You only knew you didn’t want to end up alone like your mother

While other girls were dreaming of their Prince Charming

You didn’t know what to dream of

Beautiful queen I know he says he loves you

But he should never put his hands on you

You’re royalty don’t let him treat you like a peasant

You deserve better

Don’t let him control you

Black girl you are beautiful

You’re a queen

Black girl, black girl

These boys don’t love you

But you do.

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world

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